1 Year & 16 Weeks Married | Non-Screen Time Activities

We spent a good deal of this past week in front of screens (TV, phone, video games). It was starting to make us feel lazy and icky, so we tried to do some non-screen time activities together! We started a 1000 piece puzzle together. Jake admits he doesn’t like puzzling that much– partly because his […]

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48 Weeks Married | Marriage Lessons Taught Via Phone Upgrades

(that’s a block of cheese in the picture) The highlight and lowlight of this week was upgrading our phones. Here’s a sweet and short version of the whole story: While we were at the mall with Cindy’s mom, Jake decided to casually check out the deals at the Verizon retail store. We left the store, […]

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47 Weeks Married | A Summary of Our Week in Pictures

(Just before this picture was taken, Jake let four flies into the house. Understandably, Cindy was not happy about that) Below is a summary of our week in pictures… Cindy set the new high score for bowling!! Then the day after Jake reset the new high score. Her glory was short lived. We accidentally spent […]

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46 Weeks Married | Bowling, Bowling, and More Bowling

(that’s us in our Sunday best) The theme of this week: BOWLING! (lots and lots of bowling) Our summer bowling passes expire at the end of next week, so we’ve gone bowling almost every day this week to get every last use in. We’ve gone so much that one of the staff knows both our […]

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45 Weeks Married | The End of Summer Vacation But Not The End of Summer

The start of this past week seems like forever ago! Cindy started her 4th year of teaching on Wednesday!! (thus ending “24/7” Life). We spent the last day of her summer vacation at the beach (of course) with Jake’s family. Jake had a lot of fun body surfing the waves while Cindy spent the majority […]

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44 Weeks Married | Last Week of “24/7 Life”

This is our last week of “24/7 Life”! Cindy starts work this upcoming Wednesday. Things we did this past week: nothing (for the first half of the week). bowling & dinner with our friends, who are leaving to be missionaries in Kenya. (they left today!) rode bikes to the beach and a had beach day […]

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41 Weeks Married | “24/7 Life”

“24/7 Life” We call this week the first week of 24/7 life because, since Jake quit his job, we’ve been  spending almost 24/7 together. So far, 24/7 life has been both the best ever and also pretty ordinary.  We went bowling in the middle of the day and it was a little awkward since literally […]

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40 Weeks Married | Second Time Spending Time Apart

This week, for the majority of the week, Cindy was off on a road trip with her mom to Arizona to throw a bridal shower for one of Cindy’s best friends. This was probably the first time where it was just Cindy and her mom off on a long road trip together. The trip was […]

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38 Weeks Married | Bowling, Hobbies, and Other Things

WE WENT BOWLING THREE TIMES THIS WEEK!!! And we both Turkey’d! We’ve decided to join a bowling league now. Just kidding. Cindy has taken up a couple of new hobbies recently (besides bowling). One of them is a workout class called CoreBooty works. That class really does work your core and booty. She’s been going […]

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